ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) Noa Gonsalves scored 21 points and Utah Tech beat Florida International 96-92 in overtime on Saturday night.

Tanner Christensen scored the first four points and Angelo Kambala hit a 3-pointer as Utah Tech opened the extra period on a 7-2 surge. Javaunte Hawkins, who made a 3-pointer for FIU to force overtime tied 83-all, made a 3 to pull the Panthers to 93-92 with 17 seconds left. Hawkins then missed another 3-point attempt with three seconds left to end it.

Gonsalves shot 7 for 12, including 7 for 11 from beyond the arc for the Trailblazers (6-7). Aric Demings scored 19 points and added seven rebounds. Christensen shot 6 of 9 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 15 points, while adding 10 rebounds, five assists, and four blocks.

The Panthers (5-10) were led by Hawkins, who recorded 27 points, four assists and three steals. Arturo Dean added 21 points and six steals. Jaidon Lipscomb had 13 points and five steals.


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